Themes: Then+Now

 

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   THEMES OF THE HOLOCAUST: ...Then  AND  Now...

 

 

 

 I. Why Did The Holocaust Happen in Germany?

 

THE PARTICULAR HISTORICAL SITUATION OF GERMANY and ITS SUBSEQUENT ACTIONS:

1. WORLD WAR I and THE VERSAILLES TREATY: what happened and how did they plant the seeds of The Holocaust? Now? 

2.THE NUREMBURG LAWS: what were they and how did they develop? Now? 

3. KRISTALLNACHT: what happened and why was it so significant? Now?

5. THE WANASEE CONFERENCE: what happened and why was it so significant? Now?

6. EUGENICS/RACIAL THEORIES: what were they and how were they implemented? Now?

7. EUTHANASIA: what part did this play in Hitlerís Final Solution? Now?

8. MEDICAL/GENETIC EXPERIMENTS: what was done and why were they done? Now?

9. THE LEBENSBORN MOVEMENT: what role did this play in Hitlerís racial theories? Now?

PARTICULAR CHARACTERISTICS OF THE GERMAN PEOPLE:

10. NATIONALISM: how did German nationalism contribute to the Holocaust? Now?

11 .GERMAN NATIONAL CHARACTERISTIC OF OBEDIENCE: how was this a  factor? Now?

12 .MILGRAMíS EXPERIMENT ON OBEDIENCE/AUTHORITY: apply to then, and  Now?

13.WAS HITLER INSANE? What are the implications of this? Now?

14.WERE THE NAZIíS INSANE? What is the significance of this question, and itís answer? Now?

 

 

 II. Why Didn't Anyone Stop The Holocaust?

 

 

15. CONFERENCE IN EVIAN, FRANCE: what happened and why was it so significant? Now?

 

16.THE HISTORY OF ANTI-SEMITISM: when and why did it start and why does it go on? Now?

17.U.S.CORPORATIONS/JEWISH SLAVE LABOR: which ones? restitution made? lawsuits pending?

18.WHAT COUNTRIES SAVED THEIR JEWISH CITIZENS? What was different about them?

 

 

 

 III. Why is Genocide Still Happening ?

 

 

19.WHO WAS KITTY GENOVESE?  And what does her death have to do with The Holocaust?

20.HATE GROUPS IN AMERICA: Describe the major ones and compare to the Nazis.

21.GENOCIDE IN THE 20TH CENTURY: Describe every incidence and compare to the Holocaust.

22.WHERE IN AMERICA HAS TOLERANCE AND SOLIDARITY been the response in communities  faced with bigotry and hate?

     Where do the canaries live, and what have they done?